Blazing A New Trail Documentary
From: Saturday June 14, 2014, 10:00 am
To: Saturday June 14, 2014, 1:00 pm
Attend a unique screening of a documentary about Locked-In Syndrome, 14 June in CaulfieldBlazing a New Trail is an incredibly moving documentary from Japan, here in Melbourne for a unique screening in Caulfield. It is about the extraordinary friendship between two colleagues from a Japanese school for children with disability.
When Mr Toshiya Miyata experienced a massive cerebral haemorrhage, his doctor said that he would never regain consciousness and his body will remain paralyzed for life. However, Mr Miyata's colleague Ms. Katsuko Yamamoto never gave up hope. For many years, she has worked tirelessly not only to help rehabilitate him, but also to build a worldwide circle of support around him through an online blog called Heart of Miracle.
This is your chance to watch the movie about their story and also hear a lecture by Ms Yamamoto, who says that their wish is " to make a big world which celebrate a life."
The movie is being screened by volunteers on a not-for-profit basis and any proceeds will be used towards event and travel costs.
Lecture:Katsuko Yamamoto, Teacher of Meiwa School for the disabled, Yasuko Iwasaki, producer, Aruba Okada, Heart of Miracle website
Ticket prices: Movie+Lecture - adult $23, concession$20
Buy tickets online - if sold out prior, there will be no door sales.
For more information, please call Koto Holland on 0425 258 373 or Reiko Furukawa on 9898 5292.
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VenueGlen Eira City Council Theatrette at Glen Eira Town Hall
416-428 Glen Eira Road, Caulfield VIC 3161